OPTIVEG - Sustainable optimisation of vegetation management operations
The transForm Agenda is a Portuguese national initiative created within the scope of Component 5 (C5) of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR). It aims to trigger the structural transformation of the Portuguese forestry sector by intervening in a coordinated manner throughout the value chain.
Led by Altri Florestal and under the technic and scientific coordination of CoLAB ForestWISE, transForm is part of a consortium of 56 partners in an unprecedented effort of sectoral cooperation. It materialises in 30 collaborative, mobilising and complementary projects, resulting in 11 new products, processes and services supported by digital technologies, featuring a high degree of innovation.
These initiatives will contribute to more sustainable forest management and improve the efficiency of companies, ensuring a stronger connection to markets and consumers.
The transForm Agenda is funded by the Recovery and Resilience Plan (02/C05-i01/2022), with support from the funds of the NextGenerationEU mechanism of the European Union.
The implementation of this Agenda will have a national scope, with a total estimated investment of around 130 million euros. These funds are allocated to productive investment, research, development and innovation, qualification and internationalisation, dissemination and human resources empowerment.
REN coordinates and participates in three projects included in the agenda, namely:
Increase the level of support for vegetation management operations through optimization and monitoring of work.
Development of an innovative technological solution to support operational planning. aiming to increase productivity and sustainability in vegetation management operations.